Flowserve Corporation Inventory Supervisor in Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Inventory Supervisor in our Kalamazoo facility supervising a team of around 20 associates on multiple shifts. Flowserve offers highly competitive pay, annual bonus, comprehensive benefits on day 1 of employment, generous paid vacation time, paid holidays, pension plan, 401(k), and many other excellent benefits.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
Duties are to include but are not limited to the following:
- Lead and promote a “Goal Zero” accident-free safety culture by driving leading indicator safety programs within your teams such as Safety Rally meetings, training, department 6S, frequent department inspections, Job Hazard Assessments, regular and consistent use of the near-miss and observation program.
Lead and promote a quality improvement culture by identifying and implementing department metrics and actions necessary to reduce poor quality in the department.
Actively identify areas for improvement and implement positive changes. “Quality=Safety” should be an integrated part of the team culture.
Develop and mentor individual contributors to strive toward excellence through the promotion of CIP culture.
Promote individual contributors to use their time, expertise, and experience to lead CIP, lean and Kaizen activities.
Complete all team Corrective Actions (CAR’s) on time.
Obtain and document regular feedback from internal or external customers.
Identify and implement actions that reduce operation cycle time, strive for excellence in customer quality, improve utilization to increase customer responsiveness, and strategically plan objectives that align with the overall business plan.
Exhibit and promote ethical team behavior by identifying and implementing actions that drive the highest accuracy with all financial transactions such as raw material accounting, export compliance, labor tracking, inventory control, expense reporting, WO punching, overtime utilization, and order processing.
Lead by example to promote a 100% compliance team culture.
Develop team talent; participate in the Flowserve atmosphere where continued learning is a cultural norm.
Hold all associates equally accountable for their performance, responsibilities, and behaviors.
Address performance obstacles while rewarding positive performance to ensure results are met.
Lead a culture where all associates work as an advocate of one another while working as a single unit to be an advocate of our customers.
Take bold actions to improve team engagement, empowerment, and skills development.
Take ownership of personal development through training, stretch goals, and special projects.
Work wisely with commitment, discipline, and passion; exhibit exemplary behaviors at all times, and ensure that legal, financial, compliance and ethics requirements are completely met.
Translate the Flowserve vision and strategies into clear objectives and deliverables for the Sales, Engineering, and Operations teams.
Enhance product intimacy, lead and improve customer communication, and develop customer knowledge with participation in offered training and self-study.
Minimum of 3-5 years of supervisory or other demonstrated leadership experience
High School Diploma or equivalent
Flexibility with hours worked to support both nights and weekend employees and support customer needs.
Ability to lead and communicate with cross-functional teams with diverse reporting structures
Intermediate or higher proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Preferred Experience / Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or related field
Knowledge of warehousing and logistics
5 years experience in Manufacturing/Supply Chain/Logistics environment
Experience leading continuous improvement, Kaizen events
Ability to map processes, create control plans, and implement strong corrective and preventative actions
Have a strong desire to learn and promote both self and team development
Experience with FedEx/UPS Software
Primary Posting Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan US
Job Advertising Title: Inventory Supervisor
Job Posting Category: Operations
Employment Type: Full time
Country: United States
Auto req ID: 54245BR
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